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Devises heroïqves


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Each emblem consists of a motto (most of them Latin, a few French or Greek), a woodcut ill., and an explanation in French. Emblems include the devices of kings and rulers, symbols from the Bible and classical history, etc

Dedication dated "ce quinzieme ianuier 1556." Second ed. (the first published 1551)

Woodcuts have been attributed to Bernard Salomon; see Mortimer. Title within grotesque ornamental border; cf. p. 13 etc. of de Tournes' 1559 Ovid. One criblé initial. De Tournes' device on last p

Mortimer, R. French 16th cent.

Binding: later calf. Double gold fillets along edges of boards. Spine title tooled in gold: DEVISES / HEROIQV

Signature at lower left corner of t.p. verso: C.F. Lüdorf


Publisher A Lion : Par Ian de Tovrnes et Gvil. Gazeav
Pages 274
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language French
Call number 82320
Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No Table of Contents. Irregular pagination. Misprinted page numbers. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.
Scanfactors 4

Full catalog record MARCXML

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